45. Norm Ullman

In the middle of Norm Ullman’s 13th season with the Detroit Red Wings, the Center was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs as part of an eight-player transaction.  Ullman would show that he still had a lot left despite his veteran status.

Ullman scored at least 50 Points in his first five seasons with the Leafs, and it was in Toronto where he posted a career-high with 85 in 1970-71.  An All-Star twice as a Maple Leaf, the durable Canadian remained one of the better Centers in hockey until his play dropped off in the 1974-75 Season.  He signed with Edmonton of the WHA after that year.

With the Maple Leafs, Ullman had 471 Points, and averaged .88 Points per Game, .01 more than he did as a Red Wing.  Ullman was chosen for the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1982.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Center
  • Acquired: Traded from the Detroit Red Wings with Doug Barrie, Paul Henderson, and Floyd Smith for Carl Brewer, Frank Mahovlicj, Pete Sternkowski, and Garry Unger 3/3/68.
  • Departed:

    Signed with the Edmonton Oilers of the WHA after the 1974-75 Season.

  • Games Played: 535
  • Notable Statistics:

    166 Goals
    305 Assists 
    471 Points 
    158 PIM 
    .88 PPG 
    +55 Plus/Minus
    43.0 Point Shares 
    9 Points in 26 Playoff Games

  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    All-Star (1968*, 1969 & 1974)

    *Ullman was traded from Detroit during the season.

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